Sobhi Saleh has somehow missed the memo about how the “Arab Spring” heralds a new flowering of the freedom of speech, equality of rights for women, and other notions of human rights that have no place in Islamic law. “Brotherhood leader: Next govt to be Islamist,” by Hany ElWaziry for AlMasry AlYoum, May 25:
A new video posted on the internet shows a prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader saying Egypt’s next government will be Islamist.
The clip shows Sobhi Saleh, a senior Brotherhood figure who was a member of a judicial panel that laid down Egypt’s current interim constitution, making statements to the group’s younger members that became controversial.
In the clip, Saleh said younger Brotherhood members should marry wives from within the group, saying those marriages will produce children and families that will form a “Brotherhood community able to impose its presence on life in Egypt.”
He further said that getting married to non-Brotherhood members hinders the group’s bid to achieve its “fourth victory” – namely, to enter Parliament and form an Islamist government….